Nov 21, 2012 9:00am EST
the blast a spokesperson for hamas called this a heroic attack. >> thank you, stephanie gosk with the situation in tel aviv. >> let's take a check on crude oil. of course, it has moved almost in lockstep with how, you know, deep the crisis has gotten over there. wti is a picture we're looking at right now. really the biggest action over the past three days has been in brent. that's much more tied to the international oil market outside the united states. that's where we see the real increases over the past three days. in fact, the premium of brent to wti, that has widened to as much as 23.58. that's the widest level we've seen over the past three days. there we go, brent is up 1.3%. >> we've got the retail countdown to black friday for you. let the tablet wars begin. which device will santa be carrying this year? all the christmas references will work their way into our teases. we'll take a closer look at the tech showdown. one more check on futures, moderate weakness. we'll see how we close out. a full session, probably a light volume ahead of a shortened session on friday.
Nov 16, 2012 9:00am EST
in the week on what was happening in the gaza strip between israel and hamas and they felt that's the bigger dynamic in the week. others disagree. one thing's for sure, if you look at a longer chart, we have raised the gains of europe since september the 6th with the clear promise of the ec b that they would if required to have that unlimited buying of the bonds. still, of course, we work our way through disappointing corporate results. you don't know the german player and might know personal detergent or lock tight glue. they had organic growth announcement below what the market was opening for. you see that stock down 4%. after a good run. telecom lower around europe today. not paying the dividend. well, we thought they were going to spin off the fixed line business and maybe not happening and also some of the banks were lower in a general down day across europe today. there you go. the portuguese bank down 7%. carl, let me just leave you with one thought if i may as we discuss the fiscal cliff and working through what's happening in washington. deutsche banc with a note out today where it